Teacher of History, Cumbria

Closing date:

The Whitehaven AcademyCumbria

Date posted:
Start date: 01 January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Salary:  MPS/UPS

Required:  1st January 2020 (earlier appointment may be available)


The Whitehaven Academy is part of the Cumbria Education Trust. CET is a growing multi academy trust based in Cumbria; and is committed to creating outstanding, innovative and inspiring learning environments for our schools and their communities. The successful candidate will be joining CET at an exciting time, as we continue to build on our successes and move forward on our journey to establish ourselves as one of the highest performing MATs in the North of England. 

This is a really exciting opportunity to join The Whitehaven Academy at a pivotal time for its future. It has been announced that the DfE will provide significant financial investment to redevelop the school. Work is due to commence in Spring 2020 with opening scheduled for Easter 2021. We are looking for an outstanding candidate who will provide support and guidance for students; with attendance, social and emotional issues and underachievement being the main foci. 

The successful candidate will: 

• Be qualified to degree level in History

• Possess a relevant teaching qualification (PGCE, Cert Ed, Bed)

• Have thorough up-to-date knowledge of and enthusiasm for the subject of History, including the latest developments in teaching these subjects

• Have excellent written and oral communication skills in a variety of contexts

• Be a collaborative team member

If you have the qualities required, along with the passion and aspirations to contribute to the success of the Academy and the MAT, then we would welcome an application from you.    

Please Note: The Cumbria Education Trust does not accept CVs. If you wish to apply for this post please complete an application form which can be found along with the job description and/or recruitment pack on the School’s website https://www.whitehavenacademy.org.uk/  

Please send applications to mailto://egraham@whitehavenacademy.org.uk 

Remember to ensure that you give contact telephone numbers (daytime and evening) and contact numbers and email addresses for your referees.  

Closing Date: 4pm Monday 14th October 2019 

Interviews shall be held on Thursday 17th October 2019 

The Cumbria Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Enhanced DBS disclosure and Barred List checks are required for this post.

More about The Whitehaven Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Cleator Moor Road, Hensingham, Whitehaven, CA28 8TY, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1946 595400